MASKED BOOBY

(Sula dactylatra)

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Roberts VI / VII 51 / (  )
Clements 2000 16.0070
Howard & Moore 2
(CBOS 5)
 16-7

 

A large bird (80 cm to 90 cm) found in the tropical oceans. It breeds on the oceanic and offshore islands and is a very rare vagrant to SA waters. Its main food source is fish and squid.

 

List of Stamps showing Masked Booby

Country

SG

Michel

Year

Value

Ascension 0077 0082 1963 10d
Ascension 0207 0204 1976 9p
Ascension 0692 0704 1996 1
Ascension  718m Bl31 1997 1
Ascension 0836 2001 40p
Ascension 0838m 2001 40p
Ascension 0889 2004 15p
Ascension 0890 2004 35p
Ascension 0891 2004 40p
Ascension 0892 2004 50p
Ascension 0893 2004 90p
Ascension 0894 MS 2004 15p
Ascension 0894 MS 2004 35p
Ascension 0894 MS 2004 40p
Ascension 0894 MS 2004 50p
Ascension 0894 MS 2004 90p
British Indian Ocean Territories 0070   1975 65c
British Indian Ocean Territory 0301   2004 58p
British Virgin Islands O032   1986 $2
British Virgin Islands 0576  0516 1985 $2
Brazil 2170 2124 1985 220cr
Cocos & Keeling Islands 0374   1999 25c
Ecuador 1525 1609 1973 40c
Ecuador 1686 1759 1977 $1.20
Ecuador     1999 7000s
Ecuador 2604 2002 $1.05
Ecuador  2605   2002 $1.05
Gambia 2741   1997 D3
Gambia  3060   1999 D1.50
Grenada 0926 0885 1978 75c
Grenada 1768 1750 1988 $3
Kiribati 0166 0385 1982 5c
Kiribati 2005 25c
Maldive Islands 4085 2007 Rf10
Marshall Islands 0307 0384 1991 $2
New Caledonia 0562   1976 2f
Norfolk Islands 0282   1982 35c
Norfolk Islands 0579   1994 45c
Palau 0590  0607 1993 50c
Peru 2123 2002 1s10
Pitcairn Islands 0469 0451 1995 $1
Pitcairn Islands 0509 0492 1996 $2
Pitcairn Islands 0587 2001 $1.50
St Helena 1030 2007 50p
St Vincent Islands 2882  3073 1995 75c
St Vincent Islands 2883  3074 1995 75c
St Vincent Islands 2884  3075 1995 75c
St Vincent Islands 2885  3076 1995 75c
St Vincent Islands 2894  3085 1995 75c
Tanzania    2645m 1997 1000s
Tanzania     1999 250s